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Ada Lovelace’s 200th birthday was December 10th. Happy Birthday, Ada! via actoutgames
Ada Lovelace was the first computer programmer back in the 1800s. She published the first computer program, before the first computer had even been built! December 10th, 2015 is Ada’s 200 birthday! So let’s all wish her a happy birthday and learn more about her and other great topics in computer science during Computer Science Education Week.
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